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  1. Hi everyone,i have an issue, maybe one of you could guide me, I have grouped a set of records into a portal (it could be more than 1000 records), each row has a pop-over button that display some actions over the record, but the popover is too slow when i try to open it, does anyone know the reason of this behavior? how can i solve it? Thanks, Jhon
  2. Is there a way to show the hand cursor for a popover button? I've a lot of buttons on a layout - one of them a popover button - and I want it to behave like the others. FM Advanced 14, FM Server 15, macOS High Sierra 10.13.1.
  3. Most of my medium to heavy scripts are now performed on server. To give the users some feedback while they wait, I wanted a method that was simple and subtle. In this example I ; added a popover button with '+' icon set the feedback message in the popover title bar formatted, sized and positioned the popover added a OnObjectEnter script tigger to the popover in the script I add a PSoS step with Wait for completion set to 'On' last step of script is Close Popover
  4. Hi gurus, I am sure I’m missing something simple, but for the life of me I can’t figure this out. I have a database with tickets. What I want is when a new ticket is created I want to see a popover (see attached) then I want the user to type in the top box and as they type I want to filter the list below (a portal) and once they client is shown they would select it and a ticker is created for the client. I sound a script and modified to fit my needs but can’t get it to work. Can someone stretch a helping hand? BTW the filtering is working but its not reflecting in the popover its
  5. Sanity check here...I want to use a popover with a portal to help a user select from a long list of choices in Find Mode. Apparently, I cannot do that. I've tried to populate a global in the parent table and use a relationship with the global on the left to display related children in the portal. Nothing shows. I then switched to a virtual list of choices where the $$vlist is populated by SQL. $$vlist has data..portal shows nothing. Is Find Mode unable to use such a technique? I did follow Kevin Frank's tutorial on conditional value lists in Find Mode. That works wonderfully, except
  6. Hi, Is there a way to have popover button within a popover button? when I have tried this and double click to open it in layout mode the tool options open but not the button itself. Can anyone help or advice me what I am doing wrong?
  7. Hi, I’m really Stuck , any suggestions would be most appreciated. Problem : I need to replicate a particular behavior of the PopOver that is inside a Portal. Behavior: When inserting or editing portal Rows via popOvers, the data updates in the portal before “committing”. Solution: Trying to replicate this behavior according to this rules: -. Using Transactions and Data modeling. .- Data not updated at the portal before committing (refreshing portal by trigger or exiting a field doesn't work). .- Data not updated at the portal
  8. Hi in my solution my customer has a list of all its projects in a portal. the portal row is a popover button where it displays limited related information to that project to the customer. i want to create a button in the popover which would fire an email requesting more information about the project. However i run into a problem , i tried to set varaible of the customer and project howeever of the project it does not capture the correct one just any / the first project created. How would i get my button to capture the correct project related in that poover butto
  9. I think I have a relationship problem here even though the problem appears to be with the Portal or Popover. As you can see from Screenshot1, the popover is showing the data for the wrong record. Interestingly, clicking the Go to Full Record button which calls Go To Related Record does go to the correct record as indicated in the Portal. This is also happening with the Siblings Portal, see Screenshot2. However, the Go to Full Record button on siblings portal behaving differently - it is going to the record showing in the popover which is the same record being display. So it goes nowh
  10. Hello peeps, I'm just getting to grips with Filemaker 14, skipped 13 so this is the first time I've had the opportunity to play with the popovers which I've been much looking forward to. I have to admit that I'm a little surprised that data entry hasn't been made much easier with the advent of popovers. Creating a data entry interface is certainly easier and looks good too, but the process of entering new record criteria and confirming or cancelling the process is much the same. Currently I use global fields to place on a popover and when data entry is confirmed scripts will: Copy the ent
  11. I have a db with two tables: 1) Company_info 2) Contact_info. I would like the ability to create new contacts while in the Company_info table. I set up a popover button in the Company_info table to do that, but it only creates a new record in the Contact_info table without any related data. When using it to create a new record in the Contact_info table I can't figure out how to make it copy over the "Company_name" field to the new record in the Contact_info table. The two tables were set up with a one to many relationship connecting the two IDs. (The first ID value is "Comp0001" for the C
  12. I have been playing around with Popovers the past couple weeks. I really, really want to get 14 running, if for no other reason than Popovers. Encountered some strange behavior in Portal Rows, but I haven't documented that yet. What I noticed most, though, was the ability to put Popovers on Popovers. Seemed a little too good to be true. As such, I have never been able to add any functionality to the second level Popover. It allows me to create it, but I can't even put a single script step on it. I can understand not allowing multi-level at this point. Odd that we can create the s
  13. Hi, How to create new record from the popover button? I have customer layout which has City field with drop down selection, I want to create a popover button beside so that user can instantly add city incase the city is not listed on the dropdown list. It has table relationship as well. One to many relationship with One for City Table ( CityID - Primary Key) and Many for Customer Table ( CityID - foreign key). Please advice, Thank you.
  14. I've noticed that some of my popovers get what appears to be a kind of loading bar at the bottom when they are opened. It appears for just about 1 second and then disappears. However, not all popovers display this. I thought it might have something to do with the client caching data that is being displayed in the popover, but even that is inconsistent. I have popovers that are displaying portals (something you would expect to have some indexing delay) and they don't get the bar. Then popovers that are simply displaying local table data will have one. It's obviously not a huge issue, but as
  15. Hi, I've assembled a database of soldiers who died during WW1 (it was begun using Appleworks on a IIe, just to give an idea of exactly how long it's been in construction). For using the database with Filemaker Go on iPad / iPhone, I want to simplify some of the Find requests to allow only the use of checkboxes and buttons. This would be useful when 'in the field' at the actual battlefield and in the associated cemeteries, for on the spot information regarding the soldiers, as well as for details of the military actions, etc. that occurred there. I want to place a Field in checkbox
  16. Is there a way to make a popover open with a script? I see a "Close Popover" script step, but I don't see one for opening a popover. I'm trying to make a window pop up for creating a new record when someone clicks on a link in the Virtual List Sidebar Menu I've got going. Maybe I'm supposed to just use a floating window for that? I want a window where someone clicks in the menu, the window pops up, and they have to deal with it – either filling out the form, or cancelling – before they can move on with anything else. I'm thinking maybe it can't be done because...where you going to stick the
  17. Lets say: T1: customers T2: invoices In the customers layout I have a portal in a popover showing their respcetive invoices (ones paid, others unpaid). What I want to accomplish is (using conditional format for example), to show a tag about the state of the invoices, but only works for the state of the first row. Is it posible to do it for all the rows? I mean, someting like: all paid, none paid, or SOME paid (if there are a few paid but other few not). Thanks for your help. I attach a sample file to show what I'm trying to explain. DB.zip
  18. I'm a newbie and would like to use a a popover in the same way that I have been using windows in the past. I'm confused as to how to do this if the data I need is from a related table/record. Here is an example of a window that I would rather turn into a popover: In this the window is a new layout from a related table (That's actually a related table from an "external data source"). It would create a new record based on information from the originating record: New Window[] Go to Layout ["Event Details Admin Sui" (SampleEvents)] Show/Hide Status Area [Hide] Adjust Window [Resize to
  19. Hi There, Â I am totally new to Filemaker but have a bit of experience making Access databases, My issue is as follows; Â I have two tables Subscriptions & Family Members, one ambulance subscription can have many family members covered. Â I have created a subscription layout with a portal to the family members in it, what I am trying to do is using a button popover add a new family member to the subscription. Â however when I add the popover and all the related fields inside it and create a button to add a new record, it first shows the family members already entered and when I
  20. Hi all Is anybody else having an issue where GTRR does not go to the relevant record when using a portal in a Popover accessed through WebDirect? This action is repeatable in a brand new file. Two tables A & B - Table A layout with a cartesian join to Table B to show all records. Create a portal on Layout for Table A and place a button in portal to GTRR. Now copy that portal inside a Popover object (so you have both on the layout - easier for testing). Host the file on Server 13 and access through a web browser using WebDirect. The portal outside the popover goes to t
  21. Version v1.0


    This is a solution become sample file developed in Filemaker13. This provide you basic knowledge to create Popover in Filemaker. There are 2 different ways to show Popovers: 1. Direct Popover open from Popover Button 2. Dynamic Popover which open Popover by script according to the condition. In this solution files you will get the examples for each type Popover and also the settings for create Popovers. Watch the details video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwCq---9oZA&feature=youtu.be
  22. File Name: Filemaker Popover File Submitter: Manjit Behera File Submitted: 11 Feb 2014 File Category: Solutions FM Version: 12 This is a solution become sample file developed in Filemaker13. This provide you basic knowledge to create Popover in Filemaker. There are 2 different ways to show Popovers: 1. Direct Popover open from Popover Button 2. Dynamic Popover which open Popover by script according to the condition. In this solution files you will get the examples for each type Popover and also the settings for create Popovers. Watch the details video: http://
  23. I have a layout for my Contacts, in list view. Each row contains the Contact Name and a POPOVER to edit the Contact information. Â When the list is longer (beyond the iPhone 4s screen size), click the popover to edit, the title bar seems to slide up (see pics), and I see a single field fully, click 'next' and it scrolls to the next field... I am happy with that. Â Â However, when the list does not exceed the iPhone 4s screen size, click the popover to edit, the title bar does not seem to slide up (see pics), and I am only able to see a portion of the field (which makes it difficult t
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